Her fingers traced cuttings in the flatness on which they had lain, and wheedling out the mosses and turf and soil, her thumb could trace other cuttings, carvings, letters of rune of the old world. She worked to uncover the entire carving of writ, and awakened Zhera’, standing over him, and pressing her heel into his […]Read more "Correlation is not Causation"
I’m still working on the direction of this blog – it’ll be random, at best, I believe. I’m hoping to have a new blog post this upcoming week. In the meantime, there is an interactive website regarding The Book of Mormon and ties to Tolkien. https://reimaginingthebom.com/ Take a look. Join the journey.Read more "Reimaging The Book of Mormon Website"
I had hoped to have at least the beginnings of a blog post on fëar and hröar (specifically, whether or not it is possible for Elvish fëar (spirit) can occupy a Mannish hröar (body) if they reincarnated), but there has been too much material to sort through, dissect, discuss, and dismantle. I want to build […]Read more "Of Amdir and Estel"
[The Jaredite] history is given near the end of the Book of Mormon. It is that people, among the Faithful exiled from Numenor, whose pre-flight story has now been told in Words of the Faithful. The tales of Izilba and of Zhera’ bring together the world brought into story by Tolkien, and that other tale […]Read more "Reimagination: The Book of Mormon (in three volumes) – 11/01/2018"
Recently, an anthropologist (quoted below) said to a group of individuals that it is important to take this seriously. By “this,” he meant a specific thing – Estel – but I’ve allowed myself the liberty of expanding this to mean the sum of reimagination. This blog is my attempt to document the journey to reimagination. This blog […]Read more "The Journey Begins"